BUSINESS & ADMINISTRATION

Develop the skills you need for a flexible and successful business career. Our course encourages students to develop their organisational and communication skills by challenging them in team work and research, so that they can lead and motivate others in the future.

 

GET THE INDUSTRY OUTCOME YOU WANT

IPU New Zealand has pathways built into our programmes of study tailored to get you to the career of your dreams. The below information can give you the starting point for creating your best results from your qualification.

 

GENERAL JOB OUTCOMES

  • Supervisor
  • 2ic
  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Manager in business environment

IN-DEMAND JOB OUTCOMES

  • Management Consultant
  • Arts Administrator or Manager
  • Call or Contact Centre Manager
  • Call or Contact Centre Team Leader
  • ICT Architects and Administrators
  • Administration officers
  • Sales Representative
  • Facilities Manager
  • Fleet Manager
  • Hospitality and Retail Service Managers
  • Hotel Service Manager
  • Information and Organisation Professionals
  • Management Consultant
  • Office Manager
  • Post Office Manager
  • Program or Project Administrator
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Research and Development Manager
  • Retail Manager (General)
  • Sales Assistants and Salespersons
  • Transport Company Manager

PROGRAMME PATHWAYS TO YOUR CAREER

BCIS - International Business major 

[Degree, Level 7] 

Take these core papers:

30.501 Principles of Economics
40.501 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
50.501 Introduction to International Relations
90.501 Research Skills 1
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (business and administration topic)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (business and administration topic)

Consider these key business and administration papers:

30.502 Statistics
30.503 Financial Accounting
30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.513 New Zealand Business Law
30.623 Auditing
30.713 Managerial economics
30.723 Advanced Financial Accounting
30.733 Taxation

Choose papers from these relevant electives:

10.511 Intercultural Communication
10.513 Professional Communication
10.514 Communication in the Globalised World
30.514 Business and Sustainability
40.511 Our Human Environment
90.512 Career design and employability development
30.611 Asia-Pacific Business Environment
30.615 International Business Internship
90.612 Professional Internship Project
30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
30.725 Operations Management
30.732 Quantitative Methods in Finance
30.743 Advanced Auditing and Assurance
30.745 Project Management

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BCIS - International Business major with Management specialisation

[Degree, Level 7]  

Take these core papers:

30.501 Principles of Economics
40.501 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
50.501 Introduction to International Relations
90.501 Research Skills 1
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (management topic)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (management topic)

Take these key business and management papers:

30.502 Statistics
30.503 Financial Accounting
30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.625 Organisational behaviour
30.725 Operations Management
30.735 The Management of Multinational Companies
30.745 Project Management

Choose papers from these relevant electives:

10.511 Intercultural Communication
10.513 Professional Communication
10.514 Communication in the Globalised World
30.514 Business and Sustainability
40.511 Our Human Environment
90.512 Career design and employability development
30.611 Asia-Pacific Business Environment
30.615 International Business Internship
30.622 Investment Management
90.612 Professional Internship Project
30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship

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BCIS - Sustainability focus (business and administration)

[Degree, Level 7]

Take these core papers:

30.501 Principles of Economics
40.501 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
50.501 Introduction to International Relations
90.501 Research Skills 1
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (sustainability topic)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (sustainability topic)

Choose papers from these relevant sustainability and business administration papers:

10.513 Professional Communication
30.513 New Zealand Business Law
30.514 Business and Sustainability
30.611 Asia-Pacific Business Environment
30.616 The Business of the Environment
30.622 Investment Management
30.735 The Management of Multinational Companies
30.744 Consumer Behaviour
30.745 Project Management
40.511 Our Human Environment
40.613 Natural Disasters and Emergency Management
40.713 Global Environmental Issues
40.716 Urban Environmental Issues
50.612 Politics of the Free Market
50.714 Politics of Environmental Sustainability
80.512 Introduction to Ecotourism
90.604 Marketing Management
90.606 International Business
90.612 Professional Internship Project

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GDCIS with business administration focus

[Graduate Diploma, Level 7]

Take three Level 6 and 5 Level 7 papers from these key business and administration papers:

30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
30.623 Auditing
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.611 Asia-Pacific Business Environment
30.615 International Business Internship
30.625 Organisational Behaviour
90.612 Professional Internship Project
90.607 Leadership for Team Development
30.745 Project Management
30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
30.725 Operations Management
30.713 Managerial economics
30.723 Advanced Financial Accounting
30.733 Taxation
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (business or administration topic) 
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (business or administration topic)

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PDCIS with business administration focus

[Postgraduate Diploma, Level 8]

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Management
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in business or administration)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.802 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy making
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.809 International Human Resource Management
95.810 Leadership, Communication and Change Management
95.891A Special Topic 1: Multinational Business Management
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

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MCIS with business administration focus

[Postgraduate Degree, Level 9]

IN YEAR ONE

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Management
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in business or administration)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.802 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy making
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.809 International Human Resource Management
95.810 Leadership, Communication and Change Management
95.891A Special Topic 1: Multinational Business Management
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

IN YEAR TWO

Take a further paper from the recommended electives above and choose one of:

95.992 Executive Project (business or administration industry)
95.994 Research Project (business or administration topic)

OR choose one of:

95.993 Executive Thesis (business or administration industry)
95.995 Research Thesis (business or administration topic)

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